Salary: £33,920 - £41,735 per annum
Fixed Term Contract until 31 December 2021
37 Hours per Week
We are recruiting a heritage officer on a fixed term contract whilst our Museum and Heritage Officer and Education Officer at Thurrock Museum are on Maternity Leave.
The main priority at the Museum whilst we are away is to keep the management of the collections up and running through our auditing and cataloguing process.
We are purchasing Museum Index Plus as part of our HLF funding and wish to start adding items from the collection onto this/ This will be a task to carry out whilst we are away . Thurrock Museum have recruited a number of volunteers who are helping with the auditing collection and would like someone to manage them and support them through this process.
The role will also involve dealing with enquiries from the public and also to work alongside other teams in the council on heritage events and occasions. Another important priority is to continue the Education Programme at Coalhouse Fort and manage the freelancers that currently help support the running of our sessions.
Closing Date: 8 September 2019
Our vision - An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.
Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.
We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.
Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.
We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.
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